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That really would have helped :-P) The registry had the same symbols that it showed on the list, but when I tried typing this: At a command prompt, type del /f Follow the instructions that are included in the "Resolution" section of this article. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information. I figured it couldn't hurt... check my blog

Soo... Thread Status: Not open for further replies. I found this article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/311446 It seemed to sound like what my problem was, and sirc32 sounded familiar (but honestly, I really didn't pay attention to what it was that AVG This prompts the "Windows cannot find" message when you try to start the executable file.

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James [email protected] RE: SIRC32.EXE VIRUS mcconmw (MIS) 2 Aug 01 16:27 You can also use the file type options in Netscape to change the file association via a GUI interface.It does At a command prompt, type del /f /s /a sirc32.exe, and then press ENTER. The time now is 12:43 AM.

Heres hw to manually remove it. Open the Search function in the Start menu to find regedit.exe. Perform a search for "regedit.exe" Right-click the file once you find it, and click on RENAME. Good Luck rugrat, Oct 27, 2002 #3 VanessaC Thread Starter Joined: Oct 27, 2002 Messages: 30 UGH!

If you suspect or confirm that your computer is infected with a virus, obtain current antivirus software. Through the course of the upgrade to Windows XP, the Sirc32.exe file is removed. This will remove remove “C:\Recycled\SirC32.exe”. 7 Click on the START button and then click RUN and type in "cmd." Go to the following system directory: C:\Windows\System or C:\Winnt\System32. *Type in ATTRIB https://forums.techguy.org/threads/resolved-win32-sircam-infection.101473/ Please help.

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This prompts the "Windows cannot find" message when attempting to launch the executable file. click site If your computer is infected with the [email protected] worm virus, continue to step 2. PAYLOAD - What can this virus do? Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

However My anti virus program has detected the following: C:\recycled\sirc32.exe C:\windows\system\sCam32.exe NOW if I delete these files I cannot run ANY of my programs. Look in the right panel and locate the following registry value: "Driver32." Click on this value and delete it. 5 Navigate to the following registry entry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\SirCam. Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums: Talk To Other Members Notification Of Responses To Questions Favorite Forums One Click Access Keyword Search Of All Posts, And More... news The W32/Sircam virus spreads itself through e-mail messages or unprotected network file shares and can reveal or delete information on your computer.

If your computer is not infected with the [email protected] worm virus, skip the remaining steps, and then follow the instructions that are included in the "Resolution" section of this article.

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A resolution for each should be explained when you locate the virus. http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/vinfodb.html Reply With Quote April 25th, 2002,09:20 AM #4 Ya_know View Profile View Forum Posts Banned Join However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. NOTE: If this registry setting is anything other than "%1" %* your computer may be infected with a different virus. If you suspect or confirm that your computer is infected with a virus, obtain current antivirus software.

Right-click on the file and choose install. Reply With Quote April 26th, 2002,10:20 AM #8 morguth View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Registered User Join Date Dec 2000 Posts 46 http://vil.mcafee.com/dispVirus.asp?virus_k=99141 excerpt from above link Rename the file to "regedit.com." 3 Click on the START button in the bottom-left corner of your desktop. More about the author Lisa monroefamily, Dec 11, 2001 #5 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.

So , rerun your yahoo messenger installation; and remember that you must be online while it installs. Restart your computer, press F8 at the Windows XP Startup menu, and then select Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

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For detailed instructions about how to recover an infected computer, please see the following Carnegie Mellon Web site: http://www.cert.org/tech_tips/win-UNIX-system_compromise.html Verify that your computer is infected with the [email protected] worm virus. Compatibility: Windows 10, Windows 7, Vista, XP Download Size: 1.5MB Requirements: 300 MHz Processor, 256 MB Ram, 22 MB HDD Limitations:trial version offers an unlimited number of scans, backup, restore of your Great advice! Verify that your computer is infected with the [email protected] worm virus.

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Then run it, works fine!Alot easier than copying it from another PC.There's a few registry deletions you have to do, go to www.nai.com for full 'removal process' instructions.Peace,Chadda Red Flag This To prove something, one must first try to disprove it. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. How-To Geek Articles l l Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET UPDATES BY EMAIL Enter your email below to get exclusive access to our best articles and

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The [email protected] worm virus can cause this issue. I'm going to bookmark this in case it shows up again. you might want to look at Trillion ( I belive) it allows MSN and Yahoo and when AOL doesnt change thier builds...to see each other __________________ Simple Wise-A%$ Techie 10-07-2002, Bad System Configuration If you click Full Report, you receive the following message: Setup detected an invalid system configuration, which is typically caused by a virus.

THX! Thanks. 12-30-2005, 05:12 PM #8 oshwyn5 Registered User Join Date: Sep 2005 Location: Dallas , Tx Posts: 1,438 OS: DOS,Win95,98,ME,XP, Fedora Windows says it cannot find program.exe The [email protected] worm virus modifies the registry so that all executable (exe) files are launched through the virus file, Sirc32.exe, which resides in the C:\recycled folder. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

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